Up Front in Cbus | June 2022
Sip and Stroll on Gameday
Heading to a Crew or Clippers game in the Arena District? Swing by early and grab your favorite beverage to-go from participating locations to enjoy on your way there! The Arena District DORA is activated three hours before the start of EVERY Blue Jackets, Clippers and Crew home game until midnight year-round. Click here for the DORA map and plan your next game day stroll.
Homestands at Huntington Park
The Columbus Clippers are set to have a busy month at Huntington Park! The Clippers will be hosting the Toledo Mud Hens and St. Paul Saints at Huntington Park for two homestands in June. Celebrate the start of summer and cheer on the Clippers at one of their 10 home games this month!
- June 1-4 at 7:05 PM | Columbus Clippers vs. Toledo Mud Hens
- June 5 at 1:05 PM | Columbus Clippers vs. Toledo Mud Hens
- June 14-17 at 7:05 PM | Columbus Clippers vs. St. Paul Saints
- June 18 at 5:05 PM | Columbus Clippers vs. St. Paul Saints
- June 19 at 1:05 PM | Columbus Clippers vs. St. Paul Saints
See the 2022 season schedule and the full list of game promotions here. Need some new gear? Visit the Cargo store here and stock up on Clippers apparel.
Cheer On the Black & Gold
Join fans in the stands and root for the Crew as they take on Charlotte FC on June 18 at 7:30 PM! During the match, the Crew will participate in Soccer For All, the MLS’ commitment to drive positive social change and end discrimination with a celebration of Pride Month and Juneteenth. Don’t forget to stop by the Arena District before the match to fuel up on drinks and snacks—then join fellow fans at Lower.com Field for the Soccer For All celebration!
View the full 2022 season schedule here.
Summer Concerts in the Arena District
Summer is here! Kick-off the season with concerts and live performances at KEMBA Live! and Nationwide Arena! Visit the Arena District Events page to stay updated on all shows and events coming to downtown Columbus.
Get tickets to these upcoming June events:
- Hillsong UNITED + Chris Tomlin | Nationwide Arena | June 9 | Tickets
- Bastille | KEMBA Live! | June 17 | Tickets
- The Band Camino | KEMBA Live! | June 23 | Tickets
- My Morning Jacket w/ Indigo de Souza | KEMBA Live! | June 29 | Tickets
Want to score some free tickets? Now through June 21, enter for a chance to win 2 tickets to see Maren Morris perform on June 24 at KEMBA Live! ! Click here to enter the giveaway.
Food & Drink
Burgers and Brews at Goodwood
Volume 7 of the Columbus Ale Trail has officially begun! Visit the newest addition to the Ale Trail–Goodwood Brewing–for a refreshing beer and start collecting your stamps today. Pair your tasty draft with a delicious burger bigger than your mouth for only $15 on Mondays.
Columbus Beer Run
Break out your scrunchies and windbreakers and register for Hofbräuhaus’ Third Annual Columbus Beer Run! The 80’s themed race will be held on Saturday, June 4 and includes four beer sampling stations along the 2.5-mile course, concluding at Hofbrauhaus with a 16oz bier. Register for the run here.
Celebrate Dads and Grads
Treat dad or your favorite grad to a family-style feast at Buca di Beppo! Whether you’re going out to celebrate or throwing an epic party at home, Buca is here to bring the fun–and delicious food! Book your party, reserve a table or order catering here.
Don’t need a special occasion to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine? Dine in on Wednesdays and relax with a $5 glass of wine.
Whistle & Keg’s Craft Beer Fest
Join Whistle & Keg on Saturday, June 18 from 12-4 PM for their first-ever Craft Beer Fest! This event will feature a variety of craft beers such as Saucy Brew Works, Zaftig, Wolf’s Ridge and more. Get your tickets here now.
Pilates in the Park
Join Club Pilates as they celebrate National Pilates Day at Ray DeGraw Park in Grandview Yard. The hour-long mat class will begin at 9 AM on Sunday, June 5 and will include local vendor samples and sweets. Don’t forget to bring a water and fitness mat! Click here for more information.
The Oldest Road Race in Columbus
Pump up those endorphins and celebrate energy in motion with the Columbus 10k on Sunday, June 5! Join the city’s signature 10K race at North Bank Park in Downtown Columbus as they celebrate their 45th anniversary. Registration closes on June 4, sign up here now before it’s too late!
Discover Local Artists
Ohio’s mecca of art festivals, the Columbus Arts Festival will feature over 200 artists and 3 stages of performances! Free and open to the public, the 60th Annual Columbus Arts Festival will be held from June 10-12 along the Scioto Mile. Arrive early to park at one of many nearby parking options and fuel up at an Arena District bar or restaurant before heading over to enjoy the event.
Happy Pride Month!
Over the past 40 years, the Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival has worked to uplift LGBTQ+ identities in the Columbus community. The 2022 Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival will be held on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18th at Goodale Park. This festival will feature over 200 nonprofit and corporate vendors, 2 performance stages, a wellness area, and a plethora of community resources. Learn more here.
Cars and Coffee
Calling all Columbus car enthusiasts! Columbus Cars and Coffee will be at McFerson Commons from 11 AM to 1 PM on Saturday, June 25. Start your day early with a cup of coffee and check out the exotic and classic cars during your morning stroll. More information can be found here.
Black & Gold 5K
Celebrate fitness and the Columbus Crew at the 2022 Black & Gold 5K on Sunday, June 26. All participants will receive 5K swag, one ticket to a match of their choice and more upon registration. After the race, participants can join fellow fans at the Post-Race Party On The Plaza! Register here.
Red, White & BOOM!
Gear up for the return of Columbus’ beloved festival and fireworks show, Red, White & BOOM! Happening on Friday, July 1, the Independence Day celebration will celebrate our country and community and honor our military and veterans. Grab the best seats at BOOM! in the VIP Village while tickets are still available. Purchase tickets here.
Pre-pay and secure your parking spot for Red, White & BOOM in the Arena District here.
Cool Off At the Pool
Looking for a place to chill? Our pools are open! Spend your summer in the Arena District, poolside. Check out the amenities available to residents on the Arena District Living YouTube channel:
The award-winning team at Apartments at the Yard team welcomed residents as the pool opened for the season. Check out the Yard Club amenities building here.